June 11, 2013
Between May 20 and June 2, extra law enforcement patrolled Chelan, Douglas and
texting on their cell phones. The Chelan-Douglas Target Zero Task Force, along with 130
police and sheriff agencies statewide, conducts these extra traffic enforcement campaigns each spring on a
yearly grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
Wenatchee Police Department Captain Doug Jones sat down with us to
talk about these annual programs. Jones said he believes it is an effective campaign in both enforcing traffic
laws and creating safer roads.
The Target Zero campaign is a
and non-profit levels. The goal of the campaign is to end all traffic deaths and serious injuries in the state by
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